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Sign O' The Times

Advantages: An original sounding double disc
Disadvantages: Some of the songs are a little dated

I have to admit that I’m filled with trepidation at the prospect of writing this review. As any of you who have cast your critical eyes over my previous Prince album ops will know (and if you haven’t looked, please don’t), they were, well, crap. In my def ...

KTDouthwaite 23.03.2005 · Read full review
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The opus!

Advantages: Uplifting; thoughful; style-spanning and funky; lyrics printed in full
Disadvantages: The price of the album varies so shop around!

Quite simply for me this double album is Prince's opus. Heavily jazz influenced whilst combining Prince's ability to produce avant garde soul, funk and pop/rock numbers and the distinctive quirky qualities from a Prince record - what more could I have ask ...

d_w86 31.07.2007 · Read full review
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Sign Of The Times-Prince (Can I still call him that?)

Advantages: Familiar,catchy,poppy classic tunes that helped to define the 80s era.
Disadvantages: He is sometimes annoying experimental but this album does stay quite consistent throughout.

Ok, so I know that Prince (oops sorry! The artist formerly known as Prince) is a bit old school but I honestly feel that his music is still relevant nowadays. Sure he is a bit of a loony, with all the symbol stuff/media p*ss take stunts and all but the mu ...

SpookyMoon 29.05.2009 · Read full review
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Are You In That Mood? What Do You Mean, No? Mariah, Tell 'Em!

Advantages: Lots of big tunes
Disadvantages: One average track

Her only album of 1994, “Merry Christmas” was Mariah Carey's fourth album and a Christmas-themed one. As with all her albums up to this point, it finds her bringing a strong mix of Pop and R&B in order to come up with a sound that seems to bring together ...

XICripZ 03.12.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Merry Christmas - Mariah Carey

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Festive album from a well-known diva

Advantages: Timeless collection of Christmas classics
Disadvantages: Mariah's voice can be a bit too much at times

I certainly wouldn't describe myself as a Mariah Carey fan, but I do think she has a fantastic voice, and her Christmas song ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ is brilliant. At Christmas I often listen to singers and styles of music I wouldn’t normally – a ...

Absinthe_Fairy 23.12.2012 · Read full review
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